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How Children's Sense of Fairness Can Change the World

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

Kids' demands for fairness can be the ultimate challenge for any tired adult, especially when they can't see how all the pieces fit together. But their inherent sense of justice can also be a real gift, especially if we can show them how fairness can change the world.

Here's What You Can Do With Your Coffee Waste

Theresa Albert | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

We are living in a time when a cup of coffee is so much more than a cup of coffee. The taste of it is only the tip of the iceberg. Was it ethically and ecologically grown? Were the farmers fairly paid? How was it shipped and packaged? And what do you do with the waste?

Vancouver Company Creates Coffee Pods That Won't Ruin The Earth

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

G-Kups coffee pods apparently break down in as quickly as a month.

14 Signs You're a Sleep Deprived Parent

Glynis Ratcliffe | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Parents
Glynis Ratcliffe

I know I'm not the first person out there to write about being a sleep deprived parent. If you have kids, there is a 99 per cent chance that you've had a period of time where you weren't getting enough sleep. And if that's not true, I don't want to hear about it from you -- you and your smug face can leave.

Helping Child Labourers Who Hike for Their Lives

Cheryl Hotchkiss | Posted 06.03.2015 | Canada Impact
Cheryl Hotchkiss

Luisa spends most of her life on a sweltering treadmill, just to help keep herself and her family alive. It's amazing to think that while we take every precaution to make sure our children stay safe and well hydrated on our hikes and walks, there are children whose very lives depend on their making long, dangerous walks.

5 Ways Men And Women Drink Coffee Differently

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Living

If you've ever done an office coffee run, you've probably noticed everyone likes to put their own spin on their cup of joe. In the infographic belo...

You Can Inhale Your Caffeine Now Thanks To Vancouver Company

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The vaporizer tastes and smells like a fruity energy drink.

Coffee May Be the Future of Mosquito Control

Jason Tetro | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

For many people, coffee is the perfect way to start the day, end a meal, or help to recover after a long weekend. But while humans may tend to love the bitter flavour -- usually with some cream and sugar -- some insects find it toxic.

My Prayer for Moms Around the World on Mother's Day

Cheryl Hotchkiss | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada Parents
Cheryl Hotchkiss

On Mother's Day, I look at my kids and think how blessed I am. Not just because I've had a chance to raise them, with all of the love, pride and fun that brings to my life. But because doing so has been a joyful experience. I've been able to nourish them, keep them warm, and send them off to school in the morning.

When in Tel Aviv, Eat Deliciously Like the Locals Do

Kate Palbom | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Travel
Kate Palbom

When I announced my trip to Tel Aviv, Israel more than a few people told me the food would be a highlight. And they weren't kidding. The bread, the veggies and hummus are all so good I found myself asking, "Why are we eating what is comparatively garbage in North America?"

Things To Keep In Mind When Drinking Coffee In Another Country

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Living

Coffee, it's one of the most popular beverages in the world and yet, everybody puts their own spin on it. But we're not just talking about skim mil...

Etiquette for a Coffee Chat

Shannon Kelly | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Business
Shannon Kelly

If you're 5+ years into your career, chances are you've been asked to meet over a cup of coffee. While I typically say yes to these coffee chats -- I think it's good karma energy to give back -- you have to be prepared for the worst, and hope for the best. For those looking to chat someone's ear off, here's a guide to not pissing them off in the process.

The Ultimate Coffee Recipe Has Only Two Ingredients

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.09.2015 | Canada Living

Sometimes you stumble across a recipe and wonder, "why didn't I think of that?!" This coffee concoction from Buzzfeed is one of those recipes, and ...

Drinking Coffee Finally Being Backed By Science

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada Living

Long viewed as a controversial dark substance, coffee is gaining ground among medical experts who say it can protect against heart disease, Parkinson'...

Coffee with Old Friends

Rob Mitchell | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Living
Rob Mitchell

A recent interview on the Podcast 'Bullseye' focused in aging, the passage of time and our perceptions on the world during various points in our lives...

Higher Prices Are Coming

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Your morning stop at Tim Hortons is about to get a bit more expensive.The restaurant chain says it plans to raise prices for both coffee and...

Could Coffee in Myanmar Become a Social Enterprise?

Canadian Co-operative Association | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada Impact
Canadian Co-operative Association

As Director of Market Development, I have had many opportunities to travel the world and explore potential projects for the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA). Over the last few weeks I have been lucky enough to do just that in Shan State, Myanmar.

The Elwins Watch Twin Peaks So You Don't Have To: Episodes 3&4

The Elwins | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Music
The Elwins

It's a beautiful Tuesday in Keswick where we've gathered just after lunch to watch episodes 3 and 4 of Twin Peaks. The last episode ended on a pretty odd note so we are very curious to see how these next two will unfold.

The Elwins Watch Twin Peaks So You Don't Have To: Episode 2

The Elwins | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Music
The Elwins

We are back at it again, and this time we are watching in the comfort of Travis' house wearing some cozy Twin Peak-esque sweaters. Travis and Frankie's moms are hanging out and made an amazing feast for the viewing -- homemade pizza & stuffed chicken! We settle into the TV room and begin.

Good Habits: 10 Things You Can Do Each Morning To Feel Awesome

Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Living

Whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, the manner in which you start your day goes a long way to determining its overall quality. That bein...

Happy National Coffee Day -- Now Show Us Your Cup!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada Living

National Coffee Day is basically every day for those of you who love (read: need) your morning cup of joe, but Monday just happens to be a day you can...

Can The World Handle An Even Better Coffee?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.05.2014 | Canada Living

An international team of researchers on Thursday released the sequenced genome of coffee, saying it could help improve the flavour of one of the world...

Let's Not Forget the Mothers of Child Labourers This Weekend

Cheryl Hotchkiss | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada Living
Cheryl Hotchkiss

Many moms are wakened on Mother's Day by an ominous clattering in the kitchen: your loving-hearted children preparing to surprise you with coffee or hot chocolate in bed. There's also that cinnamon toast or oatmeal positively doused with sugar. What many moms don't realize is that such meals usually come courtesy of a whole crew of children.

The Ultimate Guide To Europe's Coffee

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Nothing screams "tourist" more than asking for a cappuccino after noon in Italy, or ordering a latte with your dessert in France. Tha...

Costa Rica's Coffee Revolution

Adam Pesce | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Business
Adam Pesce

On a recent trip to Costa Rica, I witnessed a "revolution," though thankfully not the kind that culminates in a coup d'état. What I saw was the so-called "micro-mill revolution" -- a new way in which coffee is processed and sold, that could help transform the way specialty coffee is traded, to the betterment of all involved.